farmers markets

West Coast Impressions will host two events in the parking lot of the Mary Winspear Centre – Sidney’s Farmer Market running Sundays until Sept. 25 and the Sidney Street Market running Thursdays June 2 to Sept. 1. (Black Press Media file photo)

Sidney market season kicks off this weekend

Sidney’s Farmer Market opens May 8, followed by Sidney Street Market June 2

 

Delisa Lewis works at her Green Fire Farm stand at the Esquimalt Farmers Market during a previous season. The farmers market will run twice weekly starting April 4. (Black Press Media file photo)

Esquimalt Farmers Market adding second night to weekly offerings

Organizers add Monday night market at Gorge Park Esquimalt starting April 4

 

A new federal-provincial program promises to help farmers’ markets deal with emergencies. (Black Press Media file photo)

New program promises to help B.C. farmers’ markets deal with emergencies, growing challenges

First-come, first-served program offers a total of $475,000 in funding

 

Ariella Falkowski with Lohbrunner Community Farm helps a customer pick out some locally grown produce during a previous season of the Goldstream Farmers Market. While still not up to pre-pandemic levels, organizers said the 2021 season exceeded their expectations, with an average of 500 people attending every Saturday. (Black Press Media file photo)

Goldstream Farmers Market season exceeds expectations

The market saw an average of 500 people attend each Saturday during the season, which ended Nov. 27

Ariella Falkowski with Lohbrunner Community Farm helps a customer pick out some locally grown produce during a previous season of the Goldstream Farmers Market. While still not up to pre-pandemic levels, organizers said the 2021 season exceeded their expectations, with an average of 500 people attending every Saturday. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Langford-based market hopes to support vendors with some additional wintertime sales opportunities. (Black Press Media file photo)

Goldstream Farmers Market extending its season until November

Popular outdoor market adding holiday cheer to the calendar

The Langford-based market hopes to support vendors with some additional wintertime sales opportunities. (Black Press Media file photo)
Esquimalt Farmers Market named top in B.C.

Esquimalt Farmers Market named top in B.C.

Executive director Katrina Dwulit also honoured as market manager of the year

Esquimalt Farmers Market named top in B.C.